Colleges & Schools

Hardin-Simmons University is divided into 8 colleges and schools, each offering a variety of degree programs.  Together they offer  19 graduate programs, more than 40 undergraduate majors, and more than a dozen stand-alone minors, all built upon a liberal arts academic foundation.

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School of Fine Arts

Our School of Fine Arts encompasses Art, Music, and Theatre programs. Our degree programs in art, music, and theatre offer a wide array of opportunities, experiences, and career paths for students interested in pursuing the visual and performing arts.

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College of Health Professions

Hardin-Simmons is an innovator of professional healthcare education at small, private, liberal arts institutions. Our approach of melding high-quality healthcare programs with a Christian environment allows our graduates to meet the needs of a diverse world population.

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Irvin School of Education

Our Irvin School of Education prepares students to become educators. We are committed to enhancing people’s lives through the study of health and well-being, multidisciplinary education, science, technology, and leadership.

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Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts

Our programs and courses in the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts are designed to provide a liberal arts education to students of all majors across the university. Much of the Foundational Curriculum, which consists of courses required for every undergraduate degree, is provided through this college.

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Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics

The Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics offers seven undergraduate degree programs in fields including Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

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Kelley College of Business

Kelley College of Business offers eight undergraduate degree programs in fields including Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Marketing. Our college also offers five different business-oriented master degree programs.

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Logsdon School of Theology

Logsdon offers an undergraduate major in Christian Studies with tracks for Biblical Studies, Theological Studies, and Ministry. These programs prepare you to find your calling, grow in Christ, and engage the world through opportunities in missions, local church ministry, social justice, and other creative avenues of serving Christ.

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Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing

The Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing is a consortium of Hardin-Simmons University and McMurry University. At Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, you will learn the art, science, and spirit of this honorable profession.

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